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Sunday, October 09, 2016

Why now? And why this?

For months, they stomached his incendiary remarks about Mexicans, Muslims, prisoners of war, a Gold Star military family and a Hispanic judge, along with offensive statements about women too numerous to count. Democratic critics argue that their silence -- or the promise to vote for Trump, but not endorse him -- amounted to tacit approval of misogyny and racism...

Some may draw a distinction between Trump's outrageous earlier comments about women, minorities and others by noting that this time, the businessman wasn't just being offensive -- he was describing actions that could be considered sexual assault...

But with a month until Election Day, and early voting already underway in several states, the truest answer to why Republicans are dropping Trump now -- and why they're dropping him over this -- is likely political... these new revelations come at a time when the White House race seems to be slipping away from Trump.

Monday, October 03, 2016

The office of New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued a "notice of violation" to Donald J. Trump's foundation, ordering it to immediately stop soliciting donations in New York. The letter, which was sent on Friday and released on Monday morning by Schneiderman's office, said that its charities bureau had determined that the Donald J. Trump Foundation had been fund-raising in New York this year when it was not registered to do so under state law. "The Trump Foundation must immediately cease soliciting contributions or engaging in any other fund-raising activities in New York," wrote James Sheehan, the chief of the charities bureau. read more


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